The table below looks at the statistics for Eikon skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Eikon 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Eikon
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
137 153 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.38% 5.78% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 76
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £660 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.86 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Eikon across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Eikon Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Eikon
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Eikon also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Eikon.

1 3 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 3 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 3 (100.00%) FactSet
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MiFID
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Eikon also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Eikon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 3 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 3 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) MiFID Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) FactSet
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) IBM